Memorial Day Closures, Reminders for May 29, 2017

Posted on May 23, 2017 in

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many city services and administrative business offices will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day, a national day of remembrance for the brave men and women of the U.S. military who died in the line of duty for our country.  Specific closures and exceptions are noted below.

The Pasadena Police and Fire Departments will be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services, but not business or administrative offices.  For any life-threatening emergencies, always remember to call 9-1-1.  “If You See Something, Say Something” by calling police at (626) 744-4241 to help keep us all safe.

The City Council will not meet on Monday, May 29.  The next regularly scheduled Council meeting is at 6:30 p.m., June 5, 2017 in the Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave.  A special joint meeting of the Council and its Finance Committee regarding the recommended Fiscal Year 2018 Operating Budget begin at 3 p.m. June 5.

Pasadena residents and businesses with any power emergencies should call the Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) Department at (626) 744-4673 and for water-related emergencies call (626) 744-4138.  PWP’s regular Customer Call Center will be closed for the holiday, but customers can access their accounts and pay bills online at or by calling (626) 744-4005.

The City’s Municipal Services Payment Center at City Hall will be closed, as will the Parking Office, for citation payments, at 221 E. Walnut St.  The Pasadena Public Health Department’s Travel and Immunization Clinic will be closed.  Go to for more information.

The Citizen Service Center, (626) 744-7311,, will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 29, and will return to normal hours, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., on May 30.

Trash, recycling, yard waste and bulky item pickups will be on the regular schedule for the week of May 29.

Pasadena Transit bus service and Dial-A-Ride transportation will not operate on Memorial Day, but will resume regular service May 30.  All parking meters not posted as a “No Parking” zone will be free on May 29 and time limits will not be enforced.  Violations for overnight parking, red curb parking, No Parking zones and blocking fire hydrants will be enforced.  All regular enforcement resumes May 30.

All branches of the Pasadena Library will be closed on Sunday, May 28 and Monday, May 29, with normal hours resuming May 30.  All Community Centers operated by the Human Services and Recreation Department will be closed, but all parks will be open for picnics, fun and play.  No site reservations are accepted for the holiday.

The City wishes all to have a safe holiday and to celebrate responsibly as we remember those in military service who made the ultimate sacrifice for the United States of America.

Stay connected to the City of Pasadena!  Visit us online at; follow us on Twitter @PasadenaGov,, and Instagram @PasadenaGov,; like us on Facebook at; and subscribe to our YouTube channel at  Or call the Citizen Service Center, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at (626) 744-7311.

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NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:  William H. Boyer, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4755,